26/01/1916- Completed Application for Enlistment & Medical Examination Perth WA
29/01/1916- To No. 47 Depot Company WA as Private
03/03/1916- To ” A ” Company No. 7 Depot Battalion WA
13/03/1916- To 16th Reinforcements 16th Battalion Bunbury WA
31/03/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Shropshire ” bound for Egypt
24/04/1916- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt to Overseas Training Base
20/05/1916- Transferred to 48th Battalion Egypt
07/06/1916- Embarked Alexandria with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
14/06/1916- Disembarked Marseilles
13/08/1916- Taken on Strength 48th Battalion France ex 4th Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France
06/09/1916- Admitted 23rd General Hospital Etaples France ( Bronchitis ) ex 12th Australian FieldĀ  Ambulance
16/09/1916- Evacuated/Admitted Broadford War Hospital Broadford England
08/12/1916- To 3rd Australian Aux Hospital Dartford England
22/01/1917- Granted Leave England
26/01/1917- To No. 4 Command Depot Wareham England
06/03/1917- Admitted Military Hospital EnglandĀ  ( Bronchitis )
24/03/1917- Discharged from Hospital to No. 4 Command Depot Wareham
29/03/1917- To No. 3 Command Depot Hurdcott England
08/05/1917- To Drafting Depot Overseas Training Brigade Perham Downs England
25/06/1917- Proceeded Overseas 4th Australian Division Base Depot Havre France ex Southampton ex Perham Downs
11/07/1917- Admitted 40th Stationary Hospital Harfleur France ex Base Depot ( Dangerously Ill-Pneumonia)
14/08/1917- Evacuated/Admitted Voluntary Aid Hospital Cheltenham England
17/09/1917- To No. 3 Australian Aux Hospital Dartford England
11/10/1917- Granted Leave England
25/10/1917- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England ex Leave
29/10/1917- To No. 3 Command Depot Hurdcott England
21/12/1917- To Overseas Training Brigade Longbridge Deverill England
17/01/1918- Proceeded Overseas Australian Infantry Base Depot Havre France ex Southampton ex Longbridge Deverill
22/01/1918- Rejoined Battalion France ex Base Depot
01/04/1919- To No. 4 Command Depot Hurdcott England ex AIBD Havre
04/06/1919- Embarked England aboard ” Bremen ” for Return to Australia
18/07/1919- Disembarked Fremantle WA
31/05/1920- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit ).

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

British War Medal – No. 9516

Victory Medal – No. 9450

BROTHERS SERVICE DETAILS

5115- HIGGINS, Pte. William Henry- Australian Army Medical Corps-1st Australian General Hospital.
( Discharged – 30/09/1919 ).